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Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:17 pm 
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Just recently got one of those high pressure steam cleaner things to clean stuff around the house.
Just wondering, would it be harmful to use on car parts such as wheels? The steamer manual thing says the temp of the steam is around 90 degrees C. The box does have a picture of some guy cleaning his wheels with one but I cant trust these things sometimes.
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Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:53 pm 
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ive got one and i done underneath my el with it
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Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:02 pm 
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Do you stay away from the paint?
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Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:13 pm 
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Just do your insides, engine, wheels, hard to get to area's and all those hard to remove bugs with it
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Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 4:55 pm 
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if it is a decent one- stay well away from paint- we have one that blew the paint off a brand new landcruiser :x

 

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Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 5:31 pm 
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xdfalconowner wrote:
if it is a decent one- stay well away from paint- we have one that blew the paint off a brand new landcruiser :x

I think you might have a preasure cleaner and a steam cleaner mixed up abit mate.
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Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 5:38 pm 
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RedRoo wrote:
xdfalconowner wrote:
if it is a decent one- stay well away from paint- we have one that blew the paint off a brand new landcruiser :x

I think you might have a preasure cleaner and a steam cleaner mixed up abit mate.


lol i was about to ask if it was a flamethrower! :shock:

 

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Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 5:46 pm 
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xdfalconowner wrote:
if it is a decent one- stay well away from paint- we have one that blew the paint off a brand new landcruiser :x

same with wheels with chiped clear in them and bumpers

 

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Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 6:02 pm 
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Alrighty then, so keep steam away from chipped wheels and plastic bumpers. Thanks guys.
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Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 1:46 pm 
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RedRoo wrote:
xdfalconowner wrote:
if it is a decent one- stay well away from paint- we have one that blew the paint off a brand new landcruiser :x

I think you might have a preasure cleaner and a steam cleaner mixed up abit mate.


no mate i don' t have it mixed up between a presure cleaner this diesel powered steam/pressure cleaner did the damage, 150 degree water, 3000psi blow the paint off anything

 

 

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Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 3:24 pm 
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xdfalconowner wrote:
RedRoo wrote:
xdfalconowner wrote:
if it is a decent one- stay well away from paint- we have one that blew the paint off a brand new landcruiser :x

I think you might have a preasure cleaner and a steam cleaner mixed up abit mate.


no mate i don' t have it mixed up between a presure cleaner this diesel powered steam/pressure cleaner did the damage, 150 degree water, 3000psi blow the paint off anything


s**t dont use that on any car lol no onder it riped the paint off, we used to use them for cleaing the underside of mercs and trucks never on paint work, will rip skin off to the bone that will.

 

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Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 4:29 pm 
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yep typically it wasn't us that blew the paint off, one of our friends was like- oh right a new pressure cleaner and cained his truck- and the funnyest thing was it was a rental :P

 

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ROFLMAO

 

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Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 4:36 pm 
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you should have seen the budget renta car guy's eyes when half the paint was gone off the drivers door 8-)

 

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